TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Elizabeth Todaro on Mar 18, 2015

Legal aid providers generated a $188.6 million boost to the Tennessee economy from 2013 cases alone, a study released today says. Civil legal assistance programs in Tennessee work with low-income and vulnerable populations, but the study demonstrated that investing in these programs provides benefits to more than just the direct client population, with every dollar invested in legal aid producing over $11 in financial benefits, extending to businesses, local governments and individuals across all social classes.